Seattle Home Info

Jan. 26, 2017

Seattle Commutes by Neighborhood - Home Buying

When buying a home in the greater Seattle region, it's important to pay attention to your commute. Traffic varies significantly from neighborhood to neighborhood, and depending on the time of the day.

We've put together some neighborhood pages to help you research commute times in Seattle. In addition ...

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July 29, 2016

What Does A Real Estate Agent Do To Earn A Commission? 184+ Tasks (A List)

What a Realtor does to earn a commissionWe often hear these questions: What does a real estate agent actually do? What are the activities that a Realtor does to earn a commission?

Every real estate transaction is different, so there isn't a set formula for all cases. In general, though, there are dozens and dozens of ...

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Nov. 15, 2013

Seattle-King County REALTORS' ROI Program

REALTOR ROI FLYERYour REALTOR® dues help pay for advocates who protect your transactions, and your bottom line. But that’s not all. Your REALTOR® dues also make it possible for the Association of REALTORS® to achieve important legislative victories that benefit homeowners, buyers and sellers. Because your REALTOR® dues ...

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Nov. 5, 2012

Builders Starting More New Homes: Housing Starts Up 24.5%

The latest statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show a significant increase in new home construction starts by home builders. 2009 was the low point in the real estate industry for new construction starts, and the market has been slowly gaining steam every year since.

This past month we ...

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Nov. 5, 2012

Is House Flipping Back Already? The Real Estate Market Is Ripe

house flippers flippingWhen the real estate market started its downward slide around five years ago, house flippers were one of many real estate investing groups who were caught with their hands in the cookie jar. Flipping houses had become very profitable and fairly easy in the boom years, and the market had ...

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Nov. 5, 2012

Seattle #5 Turnaround Town for Real Estate: Realtorom

Seattle real estateRealtorom listed their top 10 "Turnaround Towns" for the 3rd quarter of 2012, and the Seattle real estate market was listed as the fifth-best market. West coast cities dominated the list, with eight of the top ten cities in California and Washington.

The list was based on changes in some ...

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